Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Disclosure Scotland skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Disclosure Scotland over the 6 months to 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Disclosure Scotland
England > North West
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 163 136
Rank change year-on-year -25 -27 -14
Contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 18 56 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.32% 0.86% 1.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.07% 8.71% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 57 141
North West median daily rate £525 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% -15.00% +9.29%
10th Percentile £280 £275 £263
90th Percentile £650 £675 £730
England median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
North West median hourly rate £35.00 - £56.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £120.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -76.67% +515.38%

Disclosure Scotland is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 587 643 1033
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 10.35% 9.86% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 406 652
North West median daily rate £388 £400 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -3.38% +18.29%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £241
90th Percentile £600 £578 £599
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 24 45
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.00% +11.11% +30.43%
10th Percentile £9.67 £9.19 £14.40
90th Percentile £60.86 £48.75 £52.47
England median hourly rate £21.01 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -6.62% +2.27% +10.00%

Disclosure Scotland
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Disclosure Scotland as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Disclosure Scotland in the North West

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Disclosure Scotland in the North West

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Disclosure Scotland in the North West over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Disclosure Scotland in the North West

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disclosure Scotland in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disclosure Scotland in the North West

Disclosure Scotland
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disclosure Scotland within the North West region over the 6 months to 13 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire -2 8 £300 -36.84%
Merseyside - 4 £650 -
Manchester +20 2 £575 +58.62%
Cheshire -23 2 £490 +2.08%
Disclosure Scotland
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Disclosure Scotland also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Disclosure Scotland.

1 11 (61.11%) BPSS Clearance
2 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) Degree
5 3 (16.67%) SCCM
5 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) XenApp
5 3 (16.67%) Skype for Business
5 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 3 (16.67%) Citrix
5 3 (16.67%) Windows
5 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (16.67%) VMware
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (16.67%) AppSense
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) Curam
6 2 (11.11%) Retail
6 2 (11.11%) Data Management
6 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
6 2 (11.11%) QA
6 2 (11.11%) Quality Management
6 2 (11.11%) Legal
6 2 (11.11%) Validation
6 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 2 (11.11%) DHCP
6 2 (11.11%) DNS
6 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
6 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange

Disclosure Scotland
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.11%) JBoss
2 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) CMS
3 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) DHCP
1 2 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (11.11%) Legal
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Technical Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Change Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Information Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Java Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Drools
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Camel
2 1 (5.56%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) e-Learning
2 1 (5.56%) Learning Management System
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
2 2 (11.11%) Creative Thinking
2 2 (11.11%) Data Management
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
2 2 (11.11%) Project Management
2 2 (11.11%) Quality Management
2 2 (11.11%) Software Delivery
2 2 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (5.56%) Coaching
3 1 (5.56%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (5.56%) Content Development
3 1 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (5.56%) Fraud Detection
3 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.56%) Programme Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Java
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) BPSS Clearance
2 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) Degree
4 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (11.11%) ECDL
6 1 (5.56%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (5.56%) CIPD
6 1 (5.56%) CISM
6 1 (5.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (16.67%) XenApp
2 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
2 2 (11.11%) XenServer
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) AppSense
2 3 (16.67%) Citrix
2 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Curam
4 1 (5.56%) DataFlux
4 1 (5.56%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.56%) Tableau